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Homer High School:

Thursday, Feb. 8 — Parent/teacher conferences from 8:30-11 a.m., and from noon to 3 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 9 — In-service day, no school

Homer Flex:

Wednesday – Friday, Feb. 7-9 — Student-led Parent/Teacher Conferences. Please call the office to schedule a time.

Feb. 12-16: Artist in the School: Taz Tally

Feb. 20: District Budget Development Meeting 5:30 at HHS

Feb. 22: Restorative Justice Parent Meeting 6:00 at Flex. Please call the office for details.

Feb. 23: Community-wide Restorative Justice Seminar 9:00 – 4:00 at KPC. Please call the office for details.

Feb. 24: Flex Staff Restorative Justice Inservice

Homer Middle School:

Friday, Feb. 9 — Wrestling Homer Invitational at 10 a.m., and Parent/Teacher conferences from 9 a.m. to noon, from 1-3 p.m. and from 4-7 p.m. No school.

Tuesday, Feb. 13 — Homer vs Skyview seventh grade at Homer (A &B Teams) at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Also, math tutoring available.

Wednesday, Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day, and the Battle of the Book Competition

Month of February — Pennies for Patient

Fireweed Academy:

Both Schools:

Thursday and Friday, Feb 8-9 — Student Led Parent-Teacher Conferences – no school

Open enrollment is in effect through Feb. 28.

March 12-16 — Spring Break Week

Little Fireweed:

March 5-8 — Swim lessons at the Homer High School pool

Big Fireweed:

Jan. 18-Mar. 1 — Math Homework Club with Jon on Thursdays

West Homer Elementary:

Tuesday, Feb. 13 — 5/6 Battle of the Books, library all day.

Feb. 13–23 — Artist in the Schools with Jocelyn Shiro (dance)

Tuesday, Feb. 20 – PTO Meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the library

Paul Banks Elementary:

Feb. 8-9: Parent/Teacher Conferences and Book Fair

Monday, Feb. 12 — Iditarod themed Read-a-thon begins

Feb. 22 — Bingo for Books from 6:30–7:30 p.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Feb. 8-9 — Parent/Teacher conferences

Friday, Feb. 16 — Students in fourth through sixth grade are invited to participate in the Spelling Bee. Go to www.nationalgeographic.com for information to help you study. The Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, Feb. 16.

You can go to http://spellingbee.com/parents-and- students for study tips or www.myspellit.com for free online access to 2017 Spell It!

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